Claire Hsu

Cofounder of Asia Art Archive

Cofounder and executive director of Asia Art Archive (AAA), Hsu is also a member of the acquisitions committee and board of Hong Kong’s M+ museum, and serves on the board of the international grant-making Foundation for Arts Initiatives – all roles that reinforce her position as a broadly influential figure. This year she’s also been on the jury for the BMW Art Journey (awarded to Indian artist Astha Butail) and for the Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize 2017, organised by Justice Centre Hong Kong. AAA, an independent nonprofit organisation based in Hong Kong, remains the most comprehensive library of Asian art-history, comprising a number of personal archives in addition to books, catalogues and periodicals. The organisation also administers a number of research grants, workshops, conferences and symposia. As the cultural partner of Art Basel Hong Kong, held in March, AAA programmed a series of events and popups. In June AAA launched its new website and online journal, Ideas